Utagawa Kunisada Kikugawa Eizan Yoshitoshi Taiso Occasionally, however, special editions of print designs did include their names, usually in the form of a small cartouche cut into the keyblock, but sometimes hand-stamped on the print. Thirty-six Ghosts. She sent him away many winters from Japan to various islands in Micronesia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Identifying the publisher can help identify the series of a print e.
Chinese-style calligraphy with sharp angles like Western block letters usually denotes artist, title and series, while free-flowing script similar to cursive writing is usually poetry.
How to Identify Japanese Prints
Shigenobu ga. Other details such as publisher and year can often be deciphered by similar guides. The advantage is the high level of quality due to the expertise and the manual maintainance by the web site owner. As ofMr. Prints featuring Fuji or bijin are more appealing to most Westerners than those with actors or obscure Japanese motifs. The Publisher's Seal The publisher used a seal.